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Senate File 2065

SENATE FILE BY DANIELSON Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the industrial technology requirement under 2 the state's high school educational standards. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 5881SS 82 5 kh/rj/5 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 256.11, subsection 5, paragraph h, Code 1 2 Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: 1 3 h. (1) A minimum of three sequential units in at least 1 4 four of the following six vocational service areas: 1 5 agriculture, business or office occupations, health 1 6 occupations, family and consumer sciences or home economics 1 7 occupations, industrial technology or trade and industrial 1 8 education, and marketing education. Instruction shall be 1 9 competency=based, articulated with postsecondary programs of 1 10 study, and include field, laboratory, or on=the=job training. 1 11 Each sequential unit shall include instruction in a minimum 1 12 set of competencies established by the department of education 1 13 that relate to the following: new and emerging technologies; 1 14 job=seeking, job=adaptability, and other employment, 1 15 self=employment and entrepreneurial skills that reflect 1 16 current industry standards and labor=market needs; and 1 17 reinforcement of basic academic skills. The instructional 1 18 programs shall also comply with the provisions of chapter 258 1 19 relating to vocational education. However, this paragraph 1 20 does not apply to the teaching of vocational education in 1 21 nonpublic schools. 1 22 (2) The department of education shall permit school 1 23 districts, in meeting the requirements of this section, to use 1 24 vocational core courses in more than one vocational service 1 25 area and to use multi=occupational courses to complete a 1 26 sequence in more than one vocational service area. 1 27 (3) A unit of industrial technology or trade and 1 28 industrial education with sufficient science or mathematics 1 29 coursework and activities meets one of the unit requirements 1 30 specified in paragraph "a", "d", or "e" for science or 1 31 mathematics, as applicable. 1 32 EXPLANATION 1 33 This bill provides that a unit of industrial technology or 1 34 trade and industrial education with sufficient mathematics or 1 35 science coursework and activities meets one of the unit 2 1 requirements specified for the education program which every 2 2 school district and accredited nonpublic school must offer. 2 3 LSB 5881SS 82 2 4 kh/rj/5.1
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